Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1679-1 awstats -- cross-site scripting

Date Reported:
03 Dec 2008
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 495432.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-3714.
More information:

Morgan Todd discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in awstats, a log file analyzer, involving the "config" request parameter (and possibly others; CVE-2008-3714).

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 6.5+dfsg-1+etch1.

The unstable (sid) and testing (lenny) distribution will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your awstats package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.